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You are helping to Make it Better for patient's lik...

You are helping to Make it Better for patient's like Carter

26 June 2014

One football-mad Sheffield youngster has more reasons than most to celebrate the arrival of the World Cup. The kick-off of the tournament marked four years since Carter Whitlam was discharged from Sheffield Children’s Hospital where doctors saved his life, The four-year-old, from Handsworth, was born with a left congenital diaphragmatic hernia and underwent surgery aaged just f...
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Orchestra backs appeal with concert in memory of fo...

Orchestra backs appeal with concert in memory of former hospital chief

25 June 2014

Hundreds of people are expected to come together on Saturday 28th June in celebration of Jeremy Loeb, the former Children’s Hospital Chief Finance Officer, who died suddenly last year. The Endcliffe Orchestra are performing a special concert in memory of Jeremy Loeb, who had played the clarinet with the orchestra since the early 90’s, to raise money for The Children’s H...
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Could you Make it Better like Ruth & Joe?...

Could you Make it Better like Ruth & Joe?

20 June 2014

A mum-of-three from Derbyshire has set the bar high by raising almost £2,000 for The Children’s Hospital Charity by hosting a Make it Better tea party. Ruth Allen, 45 from the Peak District, raised £1,900 last year by holding a tea afternoon at the local village hall to thank the hospital for saving her son’s sight through excellent care and treatment. At the ...
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Make it Better for children like Zachary...

Make it Better for children like Zachary

19 June 2014

By taking part in Make it Better Day you will be helping children like Zachary.  When Zachary was born he was diagnosed with hydrocephalus, a rare genetic condition which causes a build-up of fluid inside the skull. Zachary had his first major operation at just 1-week-old to insert a shunt into his brain which directs the excess fluid from the brain int...
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North: An Exhibition by Jonathan Wilkinson...

North: An Exhibition by Jonathan Wilkinson

18 June 2014

Artfelt and The Children's Hospital Charity are pleased to launch North: An Exhibition by Jonathan Wilkinson in the hospital's Long Gallery. Known across Sheffield and beyond for his cityscape prints, Jonathan’s art celebrates the places and things that people love about where they live. A painter and printmaker, his scenes of urban landscapes and landmarks mix architectura...
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Embrace ambulance team cycle for Team Theo...

Embrace ambulance team cycle for Team Theo

17 June 2014

Members of a pioneering ambulance team which saves hundreds of young lives each year have succesfully completed a special cycle challenge in a bid to raise much needed funds for their service as part of The Children’s Hospital Charity’s Team Theo campaign. Heading up the challenge was Neonatal and Paediatric Intensive Care Nurse Jamie Steele, who is part of the specialist Emb...
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